The table below looks at the statistics for Visual Studio skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Visual Studio over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Studio
Rank 95 68 65
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -3
Permanent jobs citing Visual Studio 15 52 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.08% 2.90% 3.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.43% 14.48% 20.63%
Number of salaries quoted 13 47 50
Average salary £44,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £33,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Visual Studio
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Development Applications Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
276 359 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 19.87% 20.00% 17.34%
Number of salaries quoted 217 291 266
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%

Visual Studio
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Visual Studio Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Visual Studio
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Cambridge region.

Visual Studio Salary Trend in Cambridge

Visual Studio
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Visual Studio across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Visual Studio Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Visual Studio
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio.

1 44 (86.27%) C#
2 32 (62.75%) .NET
3 25 (49.02%) Microsoft
4 24 (47.06%) SQL Server
4 24 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (45.10%) HTML
5 23 (45.10%) SQL
6 22 (43.14%) C++
6 22 (43.14%) CSS
6 22 (43.14%) Software Engineering
7 19 (37.25%) ASP.NET
8 18 (35.29%) Degree
9 16 (31.37%) JavaScript
10 14 (27.45%) XML
11 13 (25.49%) Computer Science
12 12 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
12 12 (23.53%) Java
13 11 (21.57%) OO
14 10 (19.61%) jQuery
14 10 (19.61%) WCF
15 9 (17.65%) TDD
15 9 (17.65%) MVC
15 9 (17.65%) C
15 9 (17.65%) Windows
15 9 (17.65%) SOAP
15 9 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
16 8 (15.69%) HTML5
16 8 (15.69%) CSS3
16 8 (15.69%) Scrum
17 7 (13.73%) Linux

Visual Studio
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Visual Studio also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Visual Studio. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.88%) IIS
1 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.92%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.92%) SaaS
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (1.96%) HTTP
2 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.96%) DNS
2 1 (1.96%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 9 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (11.76%) MySQL
3 6 (11.76%) DB2
4 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.92%) RavenDB
6 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 12 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (11.76%) Rhino Mocks
2 6 (11.76%) NUnit
3 3 (5.88%) Subversion
3 3 (5.88%) ReSharper
3 3 (5.88%) ClearCase
3 3 (5.88%) TeamCity
3 3 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.88%) MSBuild
3 3 (5.88%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.96%) QUnit
4 1 (1.96%) Moq
4 1 (1.96%) AQtime
4 1 (1.96%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.96%) dotTrace
4 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.96%) Selenium
General
1 2 (3.92%) Finance
1 2 (3.92%) Automotive
1 2 (3.92%) Marketing
2 1 (1.96%) Electronics
2 1 (1.96%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 36 (70.59%) Developer
2 18 (35.29%) Software Engineer
3 13 (25.49%) C# Developer
4 12 (23.53%) Software Developer
5 7 (13.73%) C# Software Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Applications Developer
6 4 (7.84%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (5.88%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.88%) AWS Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Graduate
8 2 (3.92%) Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Author
8 2 (3.92%) Technical Author
8 2 (3.92%) CRM Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Junior C# .NET Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Senior Operations Analyst
9 1 (1.96%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (1.96%) Junior
9 1 (1.96%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (62.75%) .NET
2 23 (45.10%) HTML
3 22 (43.14%) CSS
4 19 (37.25%) ASP.NET
5 14 (27.45%) XML
6 10 (19.61%) WCF
6 10 (19.61%) jQuery
7 9 (17.65%) SOAP
8 8 (15.69%) HTML5
8 8 (15.69%) CSS3
9 6 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (9.80%) LINQ
10 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
10 5 (9.80%) MFC
11 4 (7.84%) JSP
12 3 (5.88%) Entity Framework
12 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 3 (5.88%) J2EE
12 3 (5.88%) COM
12 3 (5.88%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.49%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.88%) Mathematics
3 2 (3.92%) User Experience
3 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.96%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.96%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.96%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.96%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (1.96%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.65%) Windows
2 7 (13.73%) Linux
3 3 (5.88%) UNIX
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (43.14%) Software Engineering
3 11 (21.57%) OO
4 9 (17.65%) TDD
4 9 (17.65%) MVC
5 8 (15.69%) Scrum
6 6 (11.76%) Software Architecture
6 6 (11.76%) SDLC
7 5 (9.80%) User Stories
7 5 (9.80%) Unit Testing
7 5 (9.80%) Project Management
7 5 (9.80%) CRM
8 4 (7.84%) OOP
8 4 (7.84%) Configuration Management
9 3 (5.88%) Asset Management
9 3 (5.88%) Workflow Management
9 3 (5.88%) Code Coverage
9 3 (5.88%) UML
9 3 (5.88%) OOD
9 3 (5.88%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 44 (86.27%) C#
2 23 (45.10%) SQL
3 22 (43.14%) C++
4 16 (31.37%) JavaScript
5 12 (23.53%) Java
6 9 (17.65%) C
7 4 (7.84%) Fortran
8 3 (5.88%) Perl
8 3 (5.88%) PHP
8 3 (5.88%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.92%) VB
9 2 (3.92%) VBA
9 2 (3.92%) Python
10 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (35.29%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 25 (49.02%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.80%) Oracle
2 5 (9.80%) Rackspace
3 2 (3.92%) TOWER Software
3 2 (3.92%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.96%) Riverbed
4 1 (1.96%) F5
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £5000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago